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Robert Adams | the artist






The artist Robert Adams
Born 1937, Orange, New Jersey, USA.
Lives and works in Colorado, .

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Deutsche Borse Prize, Documenta Kassel, Hasselblad Award,


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Landscapes of Harmony and Dissonance

Landscapes

Turning Back: A Photographic Journal of Re-exploration

Born in New Jersey and raised in Colorado, Robert Adams received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1965…

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His refined black-and-white photographs document scenes of the American West of the past four decades, revealing the impact of human activity on the last vestiges of wilderness and open space. Although often devoid of human subjects, or sparsely populated, Adams’s photographs capture the physical traces of human life: a garbage-strewn roadside, a clear-cut forest, a half-built house. An underlying tension in Robert Adams ’s body of work is the contradiction between landscapes visibly transformed or scarred by human presence and the inherent beauty of light and land rendered by the camera…